Posts tagged politics
Posts tagged politics
A cliff is a sheer faced embankment of considerable height.
A fiscal cliff is a man made metaphor to describe the after effects of failing to meet man made deadlines to solve a man made problem.
The difference can be easily explained:
If you fall off a real, naturally occurring cliff, the…
President Barack Obama openly weeping as he talks to campaign volunteers [x]
This little candid speech was so powerful. You can tell, from the bottom of his heart, he believes in what we’re doing, and what we can accomplish together, and that someday when he’s no longer president - how possible it is that he might have the honor to cast his vote for someone who was listening in that room that night.
This is the man that I credit with keeping me sane through the whole mess.
The following are expected to pass tonight:
- Colorado will legalize marijuana
- Florida will not limit Obamacare in their state
- Florida will continue public funds for abortion
- Maine will allow same sex marriage
- Maryland will allow same sex marriage
- Massachusetts will allow medical marijuana
- Minnesota will not ban same sex marriage
- Washington will allow same sex marriage
- Washington will legalize marijuana
Smells like Freedom
I’m so proud of my sister state Maryland. Fuck yeah progressives!!!!!! <3
if nothing else, we should all be pretty sympathetic to both Romney and Obama today. They are just flat exhausted. It’s a ridiculous thing we do to presidential candidates, and they’re unspeakably tired. Now, after years of striving, one of them is going to lose. As a human being you have to feel for them.
Now, go vote and crush one of their souls …
Or some such shit.
Of that, 8.9 million of them are Americans.
Of that, 99.99% are for Obama.
Of that, half are old enough to vote: 4.4 million.
Of that, 1 million will actually vote: Tumblr is very fashion-driven and Obama is “in”. He’s the cool, chunky shoes everybody’s wearing (and thus…
David Foster Wallace, Up Simba (via junkycosmonaut)
so you think romney’s son buying voting machines in ohio isn’t going to make any impact on the election, right? WRONG. according to at least one person in columbus, ohio on the daily beast’s voter irregularity widget, machines with votes cast for obama are reporting as votes cast for romney. this is, in joe biden’s words, “a big fucking deal.”
spread this shit like wildfire.
You know what would be a good idea? Get rid of President’s Day and give people the day off to vote.
Just my opinion.
Lincoln said a house divided cannot stand; we say a house divided leads to some hilarious election season yard signage.
I reserved my right to bitch and be self-righteous for another year.
I voted today too. It felt great.